Kelli's StoryWondering what to do with all your summer veggies? This casserole dish is the ticket! Stumbled across this one on the internet. It was delicious. I used a little more pasta and cheese than what the recipe called for because I knew my kiddos would probably pick out the pasta.
Baked as is: 301 calories, 12.1 grams fat, 4.1 grams fiber, 32.8 gram carbs
uncooked ziti pasta
chopped yellow squash
part-skim mozzarella cheese
chopped fresh basil (can substitute dry)
chopped fresh oregano (can substitute dry)
crushed red pepper (i left this out because of my kids)
part-skim ricotta cheese
large egg, slightly beaten
1Cook pasta according to package directions, drain when cooked. Preheat oven to 400.
2Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan. Add squash, zucchini, and onion; sauté 5 minutes. Add tomato and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in pasta, 1/2 cup mozzarella, herbs, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
3Combine ricotta, remaining salt, and egg. Stir into pasta mixture. Spoon into an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until bubbly and browned.